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1914 - Signal newspaper owner-editor Scott Newhall born in San Francisco [story]
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Hart District Urges Students, Parents to Participate in 2020 U.S. Census
Thursday, Jan 16, 2020

The new year brings with it many new laws and changes, but the William S. Hart Union High School District wants you to know that 2020 also brings the U.S. Census, a vitally important national effort that will determine federal support for public education in the coming decade. The State of California...

Jan. 15: Hart District Governing Board Regular Meeting
Monday, Jan 13, 2020

The Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District will hold a regular meeting on Wednesday, January 15, at the Administrative Center, 21380 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350. A closed session beginning at 5:45 p.m. will precede the regular meeting, which will start at 7 p.m. The...

Letter from Hart District: Special Message to the Hart Community
Sunday, Jan 12, 2020

Good evening Hart District families, This is Mike Kuhlman, Deputy Superintendent, with a special message to the Hart District community. It has been nearly two months since that terrible day at Saugus High School. Despite the passage of time, we remain heartsick over those injured and lost. We recognize...

Bowman Student Recognized for Overcoming Adversity
Tuesday, Dec 17, 2019

Bowman High School student Dani Dominguez was recently presented the top award from the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Every Student Succeeding luncheon, which honored over 70 students from the Southern California region. The award honors students who overcome challenges, be those...

Dec. 11: Hart District Meetings – Financing Authority, Governing Board
Monday, Dec 9, 2019

The next Hart District meetings include a regular meeting of the Governing Board set for 7 p.m., Wednesday, December 11, at the Administrative Center, 21380 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350. A closed session will begin at 5:15 p.m. and the regular meeting will follow at 7 p.m. This meeting...

Hart District Names Kathy Hunter Assistant Superintendent
Friday, Nov 22, 2019

The William S. Hart Union High School District Board of Governors unanimously voted to appoint Kathy Hunter as Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services. Hunter will move into the new position once current Superintendent Vicki Engbrecht retires. She will replace Mike Kuhlman who was named superintendent-elect...

November 20 Meeting: Hart School District Governing Board
Monday, Nov 18, 2019

The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board has published the agenda for the board’s November 20 meeting at 7 p.m. A closed session is set to start at 5:30 p.m. for conference with legal counsel about anticipated litigation, conferences with labor negotiators representing teachers’...

Hart District Ranks 6 Schools on Newsweek STEM List
Friday, Nov 8, 2019

The William S. Hart Union High School District has placed six schools on the Newsweek ranking of the top 5,000 STEM high schools for 2019, honoring excellence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. All six schools are therefore in the top 10% nationally. According to the U.S. Department...

Nov. 6: Hart District Governing Board Regular Meeting
Monday, Nov 4, 2019

The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board will hold its next regular meeting on Wednesday, November 6, at 7 p.m. In a closed session beginning at 5:30 p.m., the Board will confer with legal counsel regarding “significant exposure to litigation,” act on confidential settlement...

Hart District’s Sequoia School Wins State Golden Bell Award
Monday, Oct 21, 2019

It’s the smallest school in the William S. Hart Union High School District, but Sequoia School has just won a big award – a 2019 Golden Bell Award from the California School Boards Association. After an on-site visit to the school’s Therapeutic Program, the CSBA notified Principal Catherine Nicholas...

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Castaic Union School District, in partnership with the Castaic Elementary School Parent Teacher Association, will be hosting a “Be Kind to Your Community” event at Castaic Lake (lower lake), Saturday, Jan. 25, and the entire community is invited.
Jan. 25: Team Up to Clean Up Castaic Lake
Arson investigators have said the Tick Fire is not currently considered part of a criminal investigation.
Tick Fire Not Part of Criminal Investigation
Residents and visitors rely on Santa Clarita Transit to get where they need to go, and riders will soon be able to expand their transit opportunities, thanks to the new bus transfer station at the Vista Canyon development located south of the 14 Freeway.
Jan. 27: Vista Canyon Bus Transfer Center Groundbreaking
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a Business Meeting Wednesday, Jan 22, starting with a closed session at 3:30 p.m. and followed by an open session at 5:00 p.m.
Jan. 22: Santa Clarita Community College District Business Meeting
A woman and a man were both arrested on Sunday on charges related to an attempted murder investigation.
Canyon Country Woman,  Newhall Man Arrested on Attempted Murder Charges
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday the creation of a new NonProfit Council designed specifically for local 501c(3) nonprofits who are members of the Chamber to keep our local non-profits on the forefront in charitable giving, advocacy and regulations.
SCV Chamber Announces Launch of Nonprofit Council
LOS ANGELES – The second annual Los Angeles Kings Festival – in which Kings Season Ticket members and fans can meet the entire Kings team – will be held on Thursday, Feb. 27, at Staples Center.
Feb. 27: LA Kings Festival
A multivehicle traffic collision on Highway 14 resulted in all southbound lanes closed for more than two hours Monday night.
Multi-vehicle Collision Prompts Closure of State Route 14
Back in the 1960s, there weren’t any special education programs in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Hansen Family Continues Making Impact with SCV’s Special Needs Community
Castaic Union School District is excited to announce that online Kindergarten enrollment for the 2020-2021 school year is now open.
Castaic Union Kindergarten Enrollment Now Open
1914 - Signal newspaper owner-editor Scott Newhall born in San Francisco [story]
Scott Newhall
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board unanimously voted to recognize the week of Feb. 3-7 as National School Counseling Week across the district during Wednesday night’s board meeting.
Hart District: 1st Week of Feb. is ‘School Counseling Week’
Did you sign up for a Medicare Advantage health plan last year only to find that it doesn’t meet your needs? Not to worry.You still have time to switch to another Medicare Advantage plan, or return to Original Medicare.
Medicare: Not Too Late to Change Plans | Commentary by Cate Kortzeborn
The Santa Clarita Valley Chinese School hosted its annual Chinese New Year celebration with food, games and crafts at the Old Town Newhall Library on Saturday afternoon.
SCV Chinese School Celebrates Year of the Rat
The Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Commission will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 10:30 a.m.
Jan. 21: Parks, Recreation & Community Services Commission Special Meeting
Valencia, California-based Princess Cruises is part of Carnival Australia which has pledged $1.9 million in total to various bushfire relief efforts in Australia.
Carnival Australia Pledges $1.9M to Bushfire Relief
The Hart High School Baseball Program will host its annual Alumni Game and 2020 Hart Baseball Team Preview at the Hart baseball field in Newhall on Sunday, January 26, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Jan. 26: Hart High Baseball Alumni Game, Team Preview
The Santa Clarita Valley Man & Woman of the Year Committee has set Friday, Jan. 31, at 5 p.m. as the deadline for nominations to the community's premier volunteer recognition event.
Jan. 31: Deadline for 2020 Man & Woman of the Year Nominations
The man who died after being found unresponsive at his home in Saugus on Saturday has been identified as Daniel Brett Bennett, according to Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office officials.
Coroner ID’s Saugus Death as Daniel Bennett, Former Rep. Hill’s Brother
A 37-year-old man whose legal name is Sexy Vegan has entered a no-contest plea in connection to a video he posted with a dog, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Friday.
Sexy Vegan Pleads No Contest for Video With Dog
Former Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Angel Reinosa has been charged with falsely reporting that he had been shot by a sniper while in the parking lot of the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station on August 21, 2019, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Thursday.
Angel Reinosa, Ex-Lancaster Deputy, Charged in Bogus Shooting
1993 - Hart High grad Dee Dee Myers (1979) becomes first female White House press secretary [story]
Dee Dee Myers
1967 - Original airing of Star Trek "Arena" Episode: Kirk battles the Gorn commander (Saugus resident Bobby Clark) at Vasquez Rocks [watch]
Kirk vs. Gorn commander